The Museum of Music: A History of Mechanical Instruments

  title={The Museum of Music: A History of Mechanical Instruments},
  author={Charles B. Fowler},
  journal={Music Educators Journal},
  pages={45 - 49}
  • C. Fowler
  • Published 1 October 1967
  • Education, Art
  • Music Educators Journal
II At what may have been the first educational media conference ever held in the field of music, Percy A. Scholes, in 1925, expounded the virtues of the player-piano and the reproducing piano for music education. In a demonstration of the many educational possibilities of these "extraordinary mechanical contrivances," he concurred with Alexander MacKenzie, chairman of the Committee on the Educational Use of Piano-Player Rolls, that "All musical educationists of standing are today agreed as to… 

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